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THE SWORDFISH AND THE PISTACHIO

antonella 22. December 2019 Tags: , , , , , ITALIAN COUSINE No comments
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PISTACHIO SWORDFISH

A simple and tasty dish

The swordfish, also called the Pinocchio of the Costa Viola, is the most requested fish and one of the undisputed protagonists of Calabrian gastronomy.

A key ingredient of tasty recipes, it is one of the favorites not only for the delicacy of its meat, but also for the folkloristic ritual that characterizes its fishing.

It is caught in the province of Reggio Calabria and is subject of numerous events and summer folk festivals.

Pistachios, on the other hand, are symbolic for Sicily, the only Italian region where they grow pistachios.

Its cultivation represents an important source of income for Bronte, a town in the province of Catania – they even call pistachios the “Green Gold”.

The Bronte pistachio is of the highest quality, sweet, delicate and aromatic. It is unique and universally appreciated for its taste and emerald green color. Read More

HOMEMADE PASTA: TRADITION AND RECIPE “ARRABBIATELLA DI MARE”

antonella 15. August 2019 Tags: , , , , ITALIAN COUSINE No comments
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Homemade pasta: an all-Italian tradition

Homemade pasta is one of the most famous foods of the Mediterranean diet.

Along with pizza, it has become the symbol of Italian gastronomic culture worldwide.

The question of its geographical origin, however, is very controversial and resulted in two different theories.

Over time, an intense debate has been established between Italy and China, which compete for primacy over its creation and promotion.

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SICILIAN BREAKFAST: BRIOCHE AND GRANITA

antonella 23. July 2019 Tags: , , , ITALIAN COUSINE No comments
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THE TYPICAL SICILIAN BREAKFAST

“Caffè e cornetto? No! Brioche e granita!”

In Sicily, the “granita” is an integral part of breakfast.

The summer version par excellence for Sicilians is this inseparable combination!

It is not just a tradition or a habit, but a real institution!

Let me just say the following: in Messina, the coffee granita served in a classic glass and accompanied by a hot brioche is now considered a municipal brand named De.Co.

This typical Sicilian cold sweet treat is a legacy of the Arab rule.

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